Elgin awarded $10.9M grant for flooding prevention Posted in: News The City of Elgin announced last week that the Texas General Land Office has approved the City’s application for a Mitigation Harvey Round 1 State Most Impacted and Distressed Grant in the amount $10,940,981 that will facilitate major upgrades to Kennedy Street and County Line Road. “This is another historic achievement by city staff and City Council, procuring outside funding that will provide direct savings to taxpayers and utility customers,” said City Manager Tom Mattis. “In just the last two months alone, the City has secured among its largest grants ever that will result in nearly $16 million in capital improvements ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!